LTA Mini Tennis Red


Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots.

There is also the chance to Earn Your Stripes through the Mini Tennis Red Rally Awards.

What age is Mini Tenis Red aimed at?
Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 & under.

What ball is used?
A foam or felt ball is used which is 75% slower than a yellow ball.

What size court is red ball played on?
A court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m or 12m x 6m. It's fine to use badminton court lines.

What height is the net?
The net is at a height of 80cm (in the middle).

What racket is best to use?
A shorter racket of 43cm – 58 cm (17” – 23”) is recommended depending on the size and strength of the player.

When can I play Mini Tennis Red?

At Dawson Park, we provide Mini Tennis Red classes at the below times:

  • Monday (5pm to 6pm)
  • Tuesday (5pm to 6pm)
  • Wednesday (4pm to 5pm)
  • Saturday (10am to 11pm)

To book any of the classes listed above please go to our coaching section of this website.


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